The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Linux Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux Support Engineer
UK
Rank 742 824 788
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 103 123 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 99 118 126
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,450 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £33,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -12.98%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
80971 96613 101461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.46% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67216 81083 84427
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Linux Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Linux Support Engineer in the job title.

Linux Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer within the UK.

Linux Support Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 within the UK.

Linux Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +34 89 £40,000 - 12
South East +57 31 £35,000 +4.47% 3
London +18 26 £55,000 +18.91% 5
Berkshire +51 16 £38,000 +65.21% 2
North West -11 12 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Manchester -19 12 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Hampshire +21 8 £35,000 +4.47%
Yorkshire +28 7 £27,500 -8.33%
Rochdale - 7 £40,000 -
West Midlands +7 6 £25,000 -37.50% 1
Farnborough - 6 £35,000 -
Maidenhead - 6 £55,000 -
Reading +45 5 £30,000 -25.00%
Cambridgeshire +12 5 £45,000 +38.46%
East of England +11 5 £45,000 +28.57%
Cambridge +3 5 £45,000 +38.46%
South Wales +17 4 £42,500 +54.54%
Wales +13 4 £42,500 +54.54%
Cardiff +13 4 £42,500 +54.54%
Warwick - 4 £24,250 -
York - 4 £27,250 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £27,250 -
Warwickshire - 4 £24,250 -
Slough +34 3 £30,000 +39.53%
West Yorkshire +31 3 £40,000 +33.33%
Surrey +31 3 £30,000 -45.45% 1
City of London +31 3 £110,000 +83.33% 3
Leeds +24 3 £40,000 +33.33%
East Sussex +15 3 £55,000 +139.13%
Brighton +10 3 £55,000 +139.13%

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Linux Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Linux Support Engineer in the job title.

1 261 (100.00%) Linux
2 164 (62.84%) Windows
3 97 (37.16%) Red Hat
4 94 (36.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 92 (35.25%) Firewall
6 89 (34.10%) MySQL
7 80 (30.65%) Oracle
7 80 (30.65%) SQL Server
8 78 (29.89%) SQL
9 74 (28.35%) Python
10 72 (27.59%) Perl
11 70 (26.82%) VMware
11 70 (26.82%) Active Directory
12 66 (25.29%) Unix
13 64 (24.52%) TCP/IP
13 64 (24.52%) Amazon AWS
14 61 (23.37%) Puppet
14 61 (23.37%) Apache
14 61 (23.37%) Tomcat
15 55 (21.07%) PowerShell
16 52 (19.92%) Bash Shell
16 52 (19.92%) ITIL
17 50 (19.16%) JBoss
18 49 (18.77%) WebSphere
19 47 (18.01%) Web Services
19 47 (18.01%) Middleware
20 46 (17.62%) Java
21 42 (16.09%) WebLogic
22 41 (15.71%) SaaS
23 39 (14.94%) Oracle RAC

Linux Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 61 (23.37%) Apache
1 61 (23.37%) Tomcat
2 50 (19.16%) JBoss
3 49 (18.77%) WebSphere
4 42 (16.09%) WebLogic
5 39 (14.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 26 (9.96%) BizTalk Server
7 22 (8.43%) IIS
8 14 (5.36%) MS Exchange
9 10 (3.83%) Skype for Business
10 9 (3.45%) nginx
11 8 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (2.30%) Alfresco
13 3 (1.15%) Confluence
13 3 (1.15%) GlassFish
13 3 (1.15%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.77%) Drupal
14 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
15 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
15 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (4.98%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 64 (24.52%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (15.71%) SaaS
3 28 (10.73%) Office 365
4 23 (8.81%) PaaS
5 13 (4.98%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (4.98%) Amazon S3
5 13 (4.98%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.77%) G Suite
9 1 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 92 (35.25%) Firewall
2 64 (24.52%) TCP/IP
3 39 (14.94%) HTTP
4 35 (13.41%) WAN
5 32 (12.26%) LDAP
6 29 (11.11%) SAN
7 28 (10.73%) DNS
8 27 (10.34%) NAS
9 25 (9.58%) LAN
10 23 (8.81%) Internet
11 20 (7.66%) VPN
12 17 (6.51%) DHCP
13 16 (6.13%) VoIP
14 14 (5.36%) VLAN
15 13 (4.98%) Remote Desktop
16 12 (4.60%) MPLS
16 12 (4.60%) PBX
17 10 (3.83%) ISDN
18 7 (2.68%) Network Security
19 6 (2.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (34.10%) MySQL
2 80 (30.65%) SQL Server
3 29 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 27 (10.34%) RDBMS
5 13 (4.98%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (4.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (4.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (4.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.30%) InfluxDB
7 4 (1.53%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.15%) DB2
9 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.77%) Redis
10 1 (0.38%) UniData
Development Applications
1 16 (6.13%) Jenkins
2 15 (5.75%) JIRA
3 13 (4.98%) JMeter
4 9 (3.45%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.77%) SonarQube
General
1 37 (14.18%) Finance
2 28 (10.73%) Telecoms
3 18 (6.90%) Banking
4 17 (6.51%) Financial Institution
5 15 (5.75%) Retail
6 12 (4.60%) Games
7 8 (3.07%) Manufacturing
8 7 (2.68%) French Language
8 7 (2.68%) Marketing
9 6 (2.30%) Electronics
10 4 (1.53%) Publishing
11 3 (1.15%) German Language
12 2 (0.77%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.38%) Avionics
13 1 (0.38%) Back Office
13 1 (0.38%) Legal
13 1 (0.38%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (18.01%) Middleware
1 47 (18.01%) Web Services
2 35 (13.41%) LAMP
3 8 (3.07%) LEMP Stack
4 7 (2.68%) HTML
4 7 (2.68%) Regular Expression
5 5 (1.92%) HTML5
6 4 (1.53%) LAPP Stack
6 4 (1.53%) Spring
7 3 (1.15%) HornetQ
8 2 (0.77%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.77%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (0.77%) Sensu
9 1 (0.38%) .NET
9 1 (0.38%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.38%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.38%) RESTful
9 1 (0.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (7.66%) Data Centre
3 15 (5.75%) Mathematics
4 13 (4.98%) Computer Science
5 11 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.83%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (1.92%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.53%) Fintech
8 4 (1.53%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.53%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.53%) Wiki
8 4 (1.53%) Xbox
9 3 (1.15%) Equities
10 2 (0.77%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.77%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.77%) IPTV
10 2 (0.77%) Physics
10 2 (0.77%) Replication
10 2 (0.77%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.38%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 261 (100.00%) Linux
2 164 (62.84%) Windows
3 94 (36.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 66 (25.29%) Unix
5 39 (14.94%) Windows Server
6 22 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (6.51%) CentOS
9 16 (6.13%) Ubuntu
10 14 (5.36%) Solaris
10 14 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (3.83%) Debian
12 5 (1.92%) Android
12 5 (1.92%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.92%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.53%) AIX
14 3 (1.15%) HPUX
14 3 (1.15%) SUSE
14 3 (1.15%) VMS
14 3 (1.15%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (19.92%) ITIL
2 26 (9.96%) Mentoring
2 26 (9.96%) Web Operations
3 21 (8.05%) High Availability
3 21 (8.05%) Load Testing
4 18 (6.90%) DevOps
5 16 (6.13%) Incident Management
6 15 (5.75%) Configuration Management
7 13 (4.98%) Capacity Management
7 13 (4.98%) Performance Analysis
8 12 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (4.21%) Analytics
9 11 (4.21%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (4.21%) E-Commerce
10 10 (3.83%) Coaching
10 10 (3.83%) Problem Management
10 10 (3.83%) SIEM
11 9 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (3.07%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (3.07%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 78 (29.89%) SQL
2 74 (28.35%) Python
3 72 (27.59%) Perl
4 55 (21.07%) PowerShell
5 52 (19.92%) Bash Shell
6 46 (17.62%) Java
7 38 (14.56%) C
8 25 (9.58%) Ruby
9 15 (5.75%) Shell Script
10 14 (5.36%) C#
11 13 (4.98%) PHP
12 10 (3.83%) C++
13 7 (2.68%) JavaScript
14 5 (1.92%) Objective-C
15 4 (1.53%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.38%) VB
16 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (11.11%) Degree
2 11 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (3.07%) MCSE
3 8 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.30%) CCNA
4 6 (2.30%) CISSP
5 5 (1.92%) CCNP
5 5 (1.92%) CCSE
5 5 (1.92%) MCP
6 4 (1.53%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.15%) CEH
7 3 (1.15%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.77%) HND
8 2 (0.77%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.38%) RHCE
9 1 (0.38%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.38%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.68%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.53%) SLA
3 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 70 (26.82%) Active Directory
2 39 (14.94%) Oracle RAC
3 38 (14.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (10.34%) Hyper-V
5 20 (7.66%) VMware ESX
6 12 (4.60%) Terminal Services
7 10 (3.83%) vSphere
8 6 (2.30%) vCloud
9 4 (1.53%) Docker
9 4 (1.53%) Samba
10 3 (1.15%) Xen
11 2 (0.77%) iptables
11 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.77%) NFS
11 2 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.77%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 61 (23.37%) Puppet
2 26 (9.96%) OpenAM
3 19 (7.28%) Nagios
4 17 (6.51%) Ansible
5 15 (5.75%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (2.30%) Grafana
6 6 (2.30%) Graphite
7 3 (1.15%) Cobbler
7 3 (1.15%) Kibana
7 3 (1.15%) Nessus
7 3 (1.15%) Nmap
7 3 (1.15%) WSUS
8 2 (0.77%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.77%) EMC VPLEX
8 2 (0.77%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.77%) Munin
8 2 (0.77%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.77%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 2 (0.77%) Rundeck
8 2 (0.77%) Simpana
Vendors
1 97 (37.16%) Red Hat
2 80 (30.65%) Oracle
3 70 (26.82%) VMware
4 36 (13.79%) Microsoft
5 34 (13.03%) Cisco
6 28 (10.73%) Sun
7 15 (5.75%) CheckPoint
8 14 (5.36%) HP
9 10 (3.83%) LogRhythm
10 8 (3.07%) Sybase
11 7 (2.68%) SAP
12 5 (1.92%) LANDesk
12 5 (1.92%) Novell
12 5 (1.92%) Splunk
13 4 (1.53%) Citrix
13 4 (1.53%) CommVault
13 4 (1.53%) EMC
13 4 (1.53%) IBM
13 4 (1.53%) Zerto
14 3 (1.15%) Lotus
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